North American P-51D "Mustang" - 1405

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North American P-51D "Mustang"

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The description below is taken from the Airfix catalogue this kit was first seen in. There is also extra information underneath the main catalogues description including any changes to the name of this kit in the catalogues.

Airfix Catalogue description:

With a top speed of 437 miles per hour, the "Mustang" is claimed to be one of the fastest piston driven fighters in the World. This Airfix kit is of the P-51D version, and although used mainly by U.S.A.A.F., some 250 were flown by the R.A.F. and were known as the "Mustang IV". With the particularly long range of 2,080 miles, the "Mustang" is armed with six 0.5 inch machine guns and can carry bombs or rockets. - Taken from the 1st edition catalogue (1962)

10th edition catalogue (1973), listed as North American P-51D Mustang from North American P-51D "Mustang".

Airfix Series (first appearance): 1
First Issued: 1958

Box art Artists
Information taken from: Airfix Collectors Club, Artist and Kit list - 6th Ed. Compiled by Jeremy Brook.
Artist on Box Type 3: Roy Cross
Artist on Box Type 16: Adam Tooby

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
1st Edition (1962) Ref: 1405
2nd Edition (1963) Ref: 1405
3rd Edition (1964) Ref: 1405
4th Edition (1966) Ref: 1405
5th Edition (1967) Ref: 98
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 98
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 98
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 98
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 98
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 01018-4
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 01018-4
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 01018-4
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 01018-4
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 01018-4
2012 Edition Ref: A01004
2013 Edition Ref: A01004
2014 Edition Ref: A01004
2015 Edition Ref: A01004
2016 Edition Ref: A01004
2017 Edition Ref: A01004A
2018 Edition Ref: A01004A
2019 Edition Ref: A01004A
2020 Edition Ref: A01004

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